Disabled veterans say they face intense struggles when flying and airlines often won’t help

Post Date: November 27, 2019
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Post Date:November 27, 2019

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“My story is one of hundreds of thousands of stories that have happened of people having to deal with broken wheelchairs, or being dropped, or having to transfer themselves down the aisle,” Shaun Castle told ABC News.

In 2014, Castle joined the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), a congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, and has since risen to the role of deputy executive director where he has dedicated his life to supporting those with disabilities – regardless of whether they’re veterans.

“The number one concern we hear at PVA is actually the air travel, that we are having problems, the airlines aren’t taking care of us well, they’re damaging our equipment,” Castle stated.


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